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stop the presses? really stop them. does the sale signal the end of newspapers? it's high noon in the east. first we go to this developing news. police may have their first solid lead in the search of a missing california girl and her alleged abductor. they have located the car belongs to james lee dimaggio. this is after a sighting of the couple in the remote wilderness area. investigators believe he was infatuated with that 16-year-old and might have been the motive to kidnapping her. she's suspected of murder and arson. joining me from cascade, idaho, l.a. times reporter. a good day to you. what do you know about the location of this car and the
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last reported sighting of these two. >> reporter: we're about an hour and a half north of boise now in a town called kcascade. our understanding is the car was spotted about 30 to 40 miles from here. there was also a horse back rider who saw a couple that is believed to be the two. that's why local, federal and state law enforcement officials have descended on the area. >> there's a news conference under way with the sheriff spokesperson. let's listen. >> working on getting in place and what's happening is we have detectives from san diego they are right now moving toward the vehicle and they're going to process that nissan, the versa that they found on friday morning. they're going to process that car for evidence. as we talked about last night it's a meticulous process they will go through to make sure we do not miss any information and
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any evidence that may be inside or around that car. based on what they're able to find during the initial search of that vehicle, they will then plan what the next step is in the search. we talked about the area that we're searching. it is rugged terrain. it's wilderness country. this is back country. the traditional search and rescue walking the grid pattern isn't going to work here. we really are relying on any lead possible to make sure that we are moving in the right direction. we focus our efforts and attention in the right places. that's what we'll do for the rest of the day. the teams will move into this wilderness area and begin to search for dimaggio and anderson. it's our top priority now. it's safety of all of our teams on the ground.
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we're going to put every resource into this. safety is a huge priority. our ultimate goal is to bring hannah home safely. >> how many agents do you hope to get in the field? >> we have about 150. we have more on their way here. we expect most, a majority of those to be out in the field throughout the day. we work in shifts to make sure those officers are safe and we're in contact with them and doing the right thing. >> because of the size of the area and the danger, it's not just a search and rescue operation, it's something that is assumed to be dangerous and armed, how does that complicate things? >> of course, any case like this, we have teams that are highly trained. that's why they're here. they're the best of the best. they will take every precaution they can to make sure they're safe and protect any and all else in this area.
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they're going to take all of those things into account. they're also having to manage the terrain. that's what they have to do. >> how are they getting around, horse back? >> we're using horse back. we're using air support to get them in the area. they're on foot or horse back. >> you said there was no explosives in the car last night . was that a visual check? >> we have an explosives team that we talked to last night that came in. those are experts. they did go through the car. during that initial search of the car did not find any explosives last night. >> did you have any method of communication? >> i can't speak to any method of communication they may have.
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[ inaudible question ] >> we do not have any information. we have not had any other sightings of this pair. of course, anyone with information, anyone who sees anyone matching the description we want to know about that. call the tipline. we want any piece of information that you may have out there if they think they saw the car or the pair. as we said yesterday it still holds true. we're very hopeful we're able to find these two and we hope that they are right where we are looking and we can bring hannah home safely. >> is the smoke impacting the area? >> we had heavy smoke. the ash was in the air today. we have seen a shift in the weather. that's helping and helps with the air crews. >> were you able to get in infrared helicopter last night? >> i'm not going to speak to my specific investigative tools. we'll use every resource we can
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in this search. >> how many in the search area and how are you on the highway -- >> we have people that are stationed in any of the possible areas in and out of this area. remember, there are many trails. you asked how many trails are in this area, that's what this area is designed for. it's a wilderness area that's protected. you the not drive into the area. multiple trails. multiple back country areas you can access the river and lakes in that area. we are monitoring that as much as possible to make sure that we have a good idea of who is coming in and out of that area. >> do you have a sense are there old logging cabins, hunting cabins? are there structures where they can take shelter? >> there are cabins in that
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area. that would with part of our search. >> have there been any reports of missing camping gear or vehicles? >> we have not had reports of any missing vehicles or any gear. remember, this area is a remote area. communication, phone coverage is not something that people have there. at this point we do not have any reports of that. of course, that can change as people come back out of the back country and start to go back to their vehicle or go back to those areas. anything that seems unusual to anyone please call that tipline. we want to know about it. same area. haven't changed the search area. >> do people need a wilderness permit? is there any idea how many people are in that area? >> no, we don't know how many other than the surveying we've done and the crews have done on the ground. >> about how much does that
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reveal? >> there are dozens of people there now camping or on the river floating. >> can you speak to the people who have come out and spoken to officers? >> at this point nothing that we've learned from the people. no reported sightings of anyone matching their descriptions. i don't have any new information from anyone we have talked to. >> have you seen a sign of their passing, like tracking? >> i'm not going to speak to any specifics we've been able to uncover. only to say we haven't had any reported sightings. >> you have an updated number on crews? >> about 150 people on the ground. we expect that number to be at about 200 by days end because we have more teams coming in. they're coming from all over the country. we'll work them into the search area and then also make sure that we allow for them to come out when they need to and have the rest they need. this is a process -- >> we're listening to ada county spokeswoman. she's talking about the efforts
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to try to locate those people right there, mr. dimaggio and hannah anderson, the 16-year-old he abducted for probably being responsible for the killing of her mother and brother. they died in his home. there's been a man hunt for the last seven days. they believer he's in the frank church return wilderness. it's about 40 miles or so east of the tiny town there of cascade. we'll keep you up to date on the effort to try to find those two. right now let's go to orlando, florida. that's where the president will be making one final stop. let's take a listen to what the president says as he addresses the disabled americans national convention. >> as young men and women you left home, left everything and everyone you ever knew because
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storm clouds gathered far across the sea. you had your whole lives ahead of you, but you were willing to risk all of it for this land that we love. because you know from hard experience what we must never forget. our country endures because in every generation there are americans like you who stand beside her and guide her and protect her. you fought across the pacific island by island. you fought into the heart of europe mile by mile. that's your legacy as veterans of the second world war. you held the line of the perimeter and survived the bitter cold. on this 60th anniversary of the
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end of that war we salute all of our veterans of the korean war. to our vietnam veterans. you served with valor through intense combat and let it be remembered you won every major battle that you fought in. so in the decade since when ever our country is needed you you said send me. from the sands of desert storm to the mountains of the balkans and the villages of afghanistan and iraq and next year your profound sacrifice will be recognized in the heart of our nation's capitol when our
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country de country dedicates the american disabled for life memorial. that memorial will honor your courage in war. it will also pay tribute to your bravery in the other battle you have fought. the fought to recover from the wounds of war. this may be your greatest triumph of all. rather than being defined by what you lost, by what you can't do. you've inspired america with what you can do. maybe you lost your sight but you can still see the truth that our disabled veterans make extraordinary contributions to our country every single day. maybe you lost an arm but you still have the strength to pick up a friend or neighbor in need.
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maybe you lost a leg but you still stand tall for the values and freedoms that make america the greatest nation on earth. [ applause ] i think of the wounded warrior who spoke for so many of you when he said your life will never be the same but that doesn't mean you can't go on to do amaze things with the second thing you've given. i think of wounded veterans across america and how they used that second chance. volunteering in communities. building home, being a mentor to local kids, showing up after tornadoes, after hurricane sandy to help folks rebuild. i think of the wounded warriors who reached out to the survivors of the boston marathon bombing
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with a simple message, we stand with you. i think of all the inspiring wounded warriors that michelle and i have met. their determination to push through and carry on. that's the fighting spirit of our wounded warriors. that's the spirit of d.a.v. dedicate dedicated [ applause ] >> dedicated not just to your own recovery but taking care of each other. every day you work to ensure america is fulfilling its promises to our men and women who have served. that's your mission. i want you to know it's my mission too. i believe that this work is more important than ever.
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this time of war that we've been in is coming to an end. [ applause ] for nearly 12 years ever since we were attacked on that clear september morning, our nation has been at war. our fight in afghanistan is now america's longest war. at the same time our troops fought courageously in iraq for nine long years. among us today are proud veterans of the wars in afghanistan and iraq. now we've marked another milestone in afghanistan. as of this past june afghan forces have taken the lead for security across their entire country. instead of leading the fight, our troops have a different mission, supporting afghan source. we have entered the final chapter. more of our troops are coming home. this winter we'll be down to
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34,000. by the end afghan will take full support and our war in afghanistan will be over. [ applause ] for this progress we thank all who have served in afghanistan, including d.a.v. members here today. just a few i want to mention. we salute folks like timothy duke. where is timothy? right here. [ applause ] in the early days of the war timothy's helicopter unit served in some of the most remote parts of afghanistan. on another tour his convoy was hit by an ied. he endured three spinal surgeries. then he went to school on the post- 9/11 g.i. bill.
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today he is helping veterans and their families access their benefit. that's the kind of spirit that d.a.v. represents. thank you for your outstanding service and work. with salute staff sergeant jacari hogan. where's jacari? [ applause ] in iraq she was hit by ieds three times. she's endured surgeries, rehab, which continue to this day. she refused to stop serving. she deployed again to afghanistan as a logistics specialist. she served at forward operating bases keeping them running, flying between bases, getting shot at along the way. at those remote outposts she was often the only woman on base. she proudly wears the combat
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action badge. [ applause ] her service hasn't stopped. here at d.a.v. she counsels others as they recover. helping troops is what i'm about. that's what she says. we're grateful to you for your extraordinary service. we salute jason hasenger. where is jason? [ applause ] right here. when jason's unit was ambushed and pinned down he was hit five times in the chest. he pushed on. helped lead his men to safety for which he earned the silver star.
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after months of care and rehab, he returned to his unit going out on patrol, gritting his teeth through the pain in his chest. today at d.a.v. he helps his fellow vets to access the benefits they have earned. it's my job to help people heal. that's what jason says. [ applause ] . >> timothy, jacari jason, they're just examples of all who served in these years of war, the 9/11 generation. now you're beginning the next chapter in your lives wearing a proud new title. veteran of the united states armed forces. this time of war may be coming to an end but the job of caring for our veterans goes on.
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the work of caring for our newest veterans have just begun. we lost the last veteran of the first world war two years ago. we still care for the children of our world war i veterans. to this day we still help care for children of men who fought in the spanish-american war. even the daughter of a civil war veteran. [ applause ] when we talk about fulfilling our promises to all who serve, we're not just talking about a few years, we're talking about decades for as long as you and your family walk this earth. with a new generation joining the ranks, i believe now is the time to make sure our nation is truly ready. organized and structured to get
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this right. not just for this year, not just for next year but decades to come. not just for veterans of today's war but all wars. i believe we need to focus on five priorities. number one, we need to make sure we have the resources, the budgets our veterans deserve. [ applause ] since i took office we've made historic investments in our veterans. even in these tough fiscal times we've boosted the v.a. budget by more than 40%. we now budget for veterans health care a year in advance. [ applause ] i've proposed a further increase in veterans funding for next year. some of you may be ware right
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now we have these reckless budget cuts called the sequester and it's cost jobs, hurting military, slashing investments in science and medical research. i made it clear your veterans benefits are exempt from this year's sequester. i've made that clear. i want to tell you going forward the best way to protect the v.a. care you have earned is to get rid of this sequester all together. congress needs to come together and agree on a responsible plan that reduces our deficits and keeps our promises to our veterans and keeps our promises to future generations. that's what i'm fighting for. that's what you deserve. [ applause ] number two, we need to make sure
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you're getting the veterans health care you've been promised. we're making record investment, more outreach, more clinics, more service. we made sure you and your family got the disable pay you deserve because of your exposure to agent orangorange. for our desert storm veterans we made sure you get services. for our veterans for ptsd we made it sure you get the care you need regardless of the war you served in. for our women's veterans and their more of you than ever. [ applause ] we're offering for tailored care, more clinics just for women. more clinicians trained to treat you with respect and dignity.
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all told we've made v.a. health care available to more than two million veterans who didn't have it before. i've proposed for funding for prosthetics for our disabled vets to help you work and walk and run again and for you, the care givers and families, we're going to keep empowering you with the skills and support you need as you care for the veterans you love. [ applause ] we also need to keep improving mental health services. we have to end this epidemic of suicide among our veterans and troops. [ applause ] last year i said this had to be an all hands on deck approach, not just at d.o.d. and the v.a. but across our government. i issued an executive order to step up our game and we have. hiring more counselors, hiring more mental health providers,
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new awareness campaigns so those who are hurting know that asking for help is not a sign of weakness. it's part of staying strong. it's a part of getting back up. hundreds of medical and nursing schools improving research and care for our veterans and families. we can't just promise better care. we have to deliver better care. today i'm proud to announce the next step in this fight. we're unvailing a new national action plan to provide medical research across government and academia. we're moving ahead with more than $100 million in new research to get it done.
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i'm not going to be satisfied until every veteran and man and woman gets the support they need to stay strong. on the subject of veterans health care, you may have noticed there's still a lot of misinformation out there about the new health care law, affordable care. some folks are out there trying to scare people including veterans. let me say this as plainly as i can. if you already have health insurance or health care from the v.a., you do not have to do a thing. your v.a. health care does not change. it's safe. there are no new fees. [ applause ] don't let them hoodwink you. the good news is if you're among the more than one million veterans who don't have health
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care insurance, starting october 1st, you'll have a new option. online marketplaces will let you shop and compare and buy private health insurance plans like you can go online to compare prices when you buy a tv or airplane ticket or a car. because the affordable care act insurance companies will no longer be able to discriminate or deny you coverage because of pre-existing conditions like ptsd. you'll have more security in being able to get health insurance. don't let them fool you. no one's taking away your benefits. your veterans health care is safe. we're not reducing veterans access to health care. we're expanding it, and that's the truth. that leaves me to the third priority we have focus on. we have to attack this claims
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backlog. the last time i was with you i pledged to cut the backlog, deliver your benefits sooner. i'm going to be honest. it's not moved as fast as i wanted. part of it is all the new veterans in the system who came in. agent orange, ptsd, it meant a lot more claims and despite additional resources it resulted in longer waits. that's been unacceptable. unacceptable to me. we put more of our v.a. folks to work as claims processers. with have hired more and have them working overtime completing more than a million claims a year. we prioritize the oldest claims. veterans groups like the d.a.v. have pitched in as well.
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today, i can report that we are not where we need to be but we're making progress. we're making progress. [ applause ] after years when the bag log kept growing, finally the backlog is shrinking. it's down nearly 20%. we're turning the tide. we're not going to let up until we eliminate the backlog once and for all and we'll keep moving ahead with paperless systems so the backlog doesn't come back and your claims are processed right the first time, on time. after years of military service you shouldn't have to wait for years for the benefits you've earned. fourth, just like you fought to defend our rights and freedoms, we need to uphold the dignity and right of every veteran.
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that starts by keeping up our campaign to end homelessness among veterans. [ applause ] we're not just bringing our veterans off the streets. we're doing more to reach at risk and low income vets so they don't become homeless in the first lace. we're not going to rest until every veteran who has fought for america has a home in america. [ applause ] yesterday, i was proud to sign into law the helping heroes fly act to end those intrusive airport screenings so you wounded warriors and disabled vets can travel with dignity. i know how disappointing it was last year when the senate failed to approve the disabilities treaty despite we had bob dole
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in the senate chamber. we're going to keep fighting to ratify that treaty because the united states has always been a leader for the rights of the disabled. we believe the disabled americans like you deserve the same opportunities to work and to study and to travel in other countries as any other american. it's the right thing to do. we need to get it done. [ applause ] which brings me to the final priority we need to stay focused on. that's making sure that every veteran has the opportunity to pursue the american dream starting with the education and jobs worthy of your extraordinary talents. with our new transition assistance program we're doing more to help departing service members and their spouses plan their careers and find that new job. we're going to keep helping our newest veterans a and their families pursue education under
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the post- 9/11 g.i. bill. we're building on the executive ordered i issued last year to protect you as you go looking for schools. i said we're going to stand up against dishonest recruiting and predatory practices that target our veterans. we set new standards and so far more than 6,000 schools have signed on and pledged to do right by you and your families. we don't want our veterans cheated. [ applause ] i also said that schools need to step up their support so we're doing more to help our veterans succeed on campus. today we're announcing what we call eight keys to success. specific steps that schools can take to truly welcome and encourage our veterans. so far more than 250 community colleges and universities have signed on. today i'm calling on schools across network to join us in this effort. let's help our veterans get that
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degree. get that credential and compete for the high skill jobs of tomorrow. i'm also going to make sure that the federal government keeps doing its part. i'm very proud of the fact that since i took office federal departments and agencies have hired nearly 300,000 veterans including many disabled veterans. i'm going to keep calling on congress to pass the veterans job corp. to put our veterans to work. we're doing everything we can to help you get those private sector jobs. more help with job searches, more tools like our online jobs bank to connect veterans with jobs that are open now. making it easier to transfer your skills to the licenses and kre dencredentials you need for
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civilian jobs. because tens of thousands of our veterans have been help, congress needs to make permanent tax credits for companies that hire our veterans and wounded warriors. it's the right thing to do. [ applause ] we're going to keep urging companies across america to do the right thing. hire some of the best workers you'll find. hire a vet. michelle and jill have done great work on this in responding to our challenge working with joining forces. america's businesses have hired or trained 290,000 veterans and military spouses and committed to hiring over 400,000 more. more companies are signing up all the time. we're going to get companies to understand that you can't get a better deal than hiring a veteran. [ applause ]
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because of all the efforts i've described and a growing economy, veteran unemployment is going down. more veterans are finding jobs and we're going keep at this. with your skills and driver we don't just want you fighting for america oversaeas, we want you o be building a stronger netwoame fighting for a better future for our kids. so, ensuring the resources and budget you deserve. delivering on the health care that you've earned, making sure you can count on it, continuing to reduce the backlog, standing up for your rights and dignity, creating jobs and opportunity so you can realize your dreams, that's what i'm focused on. that's what i have told my entire administration to be focused on. that's what our country needs to stay focused for the many years to come. nobody knows this better than
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you, our disabled veterans. the road of recovery is often such a long haul, and america needs to be there for you during that long haul. that's the lesson of the extraordinary young man i told you about when i spoke to you three years ago. an army ranger, sergeant first class cory remsburg. a massive ied in afghanistan nearly killed him. he was in a coma for months with severe traumatic brain injury. i told you then how when i saw him in the hospital he had come out of the coma but he still couldn't speak. when i asked him how he's feeling, he slowly brought his hand up and he pulled his fingers together and gave a thumbs up. his mom was sitting there with
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him. a few days ago i saw cory and his family again, this time in phoenix where they live. i wanted to give you an update on how he's doing. i suspect it won't surprise you to know that for cory the years since he's been injured has been very hard. brain surgeries, half a dozen of them. surgeries to replace part of his skull. eye surgeries. special procedures on his lungs. skin grafts, skin flaps. dozens of surgeries and procedures. rehab has been grueling. on a typical day he wakes up and spends hour in therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy. progress has come slowly, but it
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has come. he had to learn the simple things all over again. how to speak, how who write his name, how to throw a ball. this past spring he reached another milestone. after years in the hospital he finally came home. greeted by hundreds of neighbors and friends waving american flags. when i saw cory a few days ago he's still blind in one eye. he still struggles to move his left side, but the young man i seen in that hospital bed unable to speak, barely able to move, this time he was in a chair sitting up, alert, smiling, talking. then he wanted show me something. he leaned out of the of his chair and reached out and grabbed his walker and with the help of his parents he pulled
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himself forward and stood up and looked at me. he gave me a sharp is a salute. [ applause ] he said rangers lead the way. his step mom held one arm for balance and i held the other and then cory took a step, then another and then another one after that. all the way across the room. little by little cory is learning to walk again. [ applause ] he's starting to get good on his bike. he hopes to bike this fall, 42 miles. he's scheduled to move in his own home, adapted too to his
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needs with the help of care g e giver. another step towards the independence he seeks. he says my recovery has not been ea easy. nothing in life that's worth anything is easy. he says i don't give up. i don't give up. the war in afghanistan may be ending but for cory and our disabled vets the work has only just begun. cory is 30 years old. his recovery like so many of yours will last a lifetime but he won't give up because you haven't given up. when it comes to our work to making sure that our nation is fulfilling its promises to the men and women who served and sacrificed, america cannot give
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up either. i will not give up. we cannot give up. so long as i'm the united states president i will make it my mission to make sure that america is right there beside you every step of the way, every step with cory, every step with the d.a.v. god bless you. god bless our veterans. god bless the united states of america. [ applause ] >> the president finishing up that speak to the disabled americans veteran association. some 4,000 strong there in attendance in orlando, florida. he talked a bt a number of issues he's initiated here including getting more funding for prosthetics for those who have lost limbs. care givers of veterans, it's always tough on those caring for their loved ones. we're coming back radically altered for the fields of battle. improved mental health services and the epidemspeciallpidemic o. the v.a. department has over 900,000 unprocessed medical
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claims for veterans and their families. the president saying that's not acceptable and they are going to rapidly, as best they can get through the backlog of all those medical claims. let me bring in right now washington bureau chief of the chicago sun times lynn sweet. i want to thank you for sitting through the president speech. when he speaks like that about those individuals i get so choked up. it's so impressive to hear about the stories of our veterans and what they're doing. lynn, the timing of these initiatives. talk about that. >> this is something he's been needing to work on and mrs. obama has been working on this. thing is a tieme of year he wans to get some things done before he does take vacation. the war is winding down but our veterans, especially the disabled veterans are still
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here. i think part of this is a bid to find some issues where you can find agreement with republicans in the house. in the days in speeches preceding this he's talked about middle class agenda and tax cuts and blaming republicans. here he wasn't playing the blame game but laying out a case if there could be one to find common ground, if for nothing else, to help disabled veterans and other veterans in the areas he talked about, job, physical and mental health, suicide prevention and show them that the nation's not going to forget. >> i feel like you were reading my top lines between my producer and me. we were saying exactly that during the speech. david, let's talk about what happened in the news conference yesterday the president gave from the white house. specifically to the relationship with vladmir putin.
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the president is calling their discussions can did and blunt. he then took a long pause but often constructive. decode that. >> he was trying to temper some of the resent stories. they have not seen eye to eye. the president was trying to say we're cancelling the summit but that's because we need to do a lot of work but let's not read into this is the end of the relationship for good. we have made some progress. the truth is these two have never gotten along that well. the president said the media sort of overhyped it when you talk about body language and he made the joke about putin slouching like the bored kid in the back of the class but they have productive conversations in
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the back. there are going to be consequences for the russian leader when they made decisions about giving snowden potential amnesty and passing these anti-gay laws and aiding the syrian government and other things the united states is pressing the russian leadership to think twice about. i think going forward it will be interesting next month when he goes to the g-20 summit where putin will be. there's no plans to have any discussion but what kind of interaction that might have. >> there now from the topic of obamacare. the president gave his most robust push back on the affordable care act saying the gop wants to leave 30 million people without coverage. why did he voice this so strongly now? >> we're coming into the open enrollment period. the next phase of obama care kicks in october 1. the period to enroll goes through march 1st. one you have new phase kicking
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in. number two, this is the period of time where members of the house and senate are back home and if they have town hall meetings this is an area that is right for discussion from the left and the right. open doesn't want to repeat be mistake of 2010 where he left this period uncovered that led to the birth of the tea party. tlp wi there is a lot of information to get out. that's just on the explaining side. he was using his most colorful ka caustic language. you're not even talking about replacing anymore. it was just some of this might have been his frustration as well as his education. >> do you think, david, some of the democrats wish this president had been this forceful on obamacare as the gop and the house is voting 40 times to
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repeal portions of it. >> i think the president said last year that part of his problem was not being able to explain the story about where he's trying to take the country. americans haven't bought in all the time to what he's trying to do even if polls show they may believe in it theoretically. i think he's getting out there. this is really important period. you have republicans saying we're going to shut down the government if the president doesn't sort of roll back some of the funding for obamacare. i think it's shaping up for a big collision here in september and the president continues to try to get out in front here and sort of galvanize public opinion. i think he sees it as he's got to stand strong. >> okay. i'm sure you'll forgive the president eating into the time we had together. thanks. what is the future of newspapers? you'll hear from former san francisco chronicle editor, next.
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it's an announcement that no one saw coming. the washington post is being sold to jeff bezos, the founder of amazon. the question is what happens when one of the biggest names in the digital world acquires one of the biggest names in the print world. he's the executive chair of the center for investigative reporting. phil, it's nice to see you again. >> thanks. >> is this good news for the post? which is not a simple answer apparently. >> there was a baseball player traded by the yankees and his quote was, the yankees only have one thing on their mind and i have no idea what it is. i think that we've heard a lot of speculation. jeff bezos made a statement but
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he didn't say what he wanted to do with it. we could have been talking about the death of newspapers, 10, 15 years ago. i think we'll be talking about it 20 years ago. newspapers have done everything to commit suicide over the past 20 years but they haven't been successful. that doesn't mean a guy who knows how to sell everything and sell it well will know what to do with newspapers. the real question in this sale and in the chicago tribune, the tribune company's sale and all the newspapers that have sold recently is what are they trying to save. are they trying to save the paper product. in case of the washington post, let's look at it. is it to save the coverage of politics because politico can do that. is it international because the economist and the f.t. may do t
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better. what are they trying to save? they are may be trying to save the addversarial relationship between the press. >> mr. bezos has said 20 years from now there will be no physical newspapers. do you agree with that? >> i can't say about the timetable because we have been predicting that for years and it hasn't happened. politico ended up reverse engineering that and creating a newspaper which you now see as the only newspaper in capital hill offices. it's hard to predict. the purchase of newspapers by billionaires is hardly something new. the turn of the last century, late 1800s william randoll hurst. there was a fabulous war between
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newspapers. the valuation and the value of these properties have plummeted. that's why we have to ask yourselves what is the value? it's not the paper and probably not all this information that you can find in a million other places. it's what is unique and what serves the public interest best. >> i'm curious about the community. you've seen the changes in the paper paper. the examiner went to being a free small paper today. what do you think when they decline or fail? >> if you're relying on newspapers in the print form to gather the community around the community campfire is what they were so good at, i think it's a disaster. i think you look for other ways to gather community. i'm with the center for investigative reporting.
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we do local and national and international stories that you'll not see anywhere else and we reach out into the community that's affected by the stories and engage them. the problem has not just been the newspaper business model which has failed. the problem has been the news rooms and journalists as they have done fabulous work have become more and more separated from the public they are supposed to serve. icky comments at the end of the story. we hate those. you don't want to mess with the public. i think you put your finger on it. we're supposed to serve the public and the community. how are we doing that in. >> what about financially. we had the new york times selling the boston globe to the owner of the red sox. the price was shocking. only $70 million. the times bought it for over a billion dollars 20 years ago. >> this is true for every
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newspaper sale. it's a minute value. no one has figured out how to fix that. we have a nonprofit. we have several billionaire who is are big donors to us. i think because of the public service aspect that philanthropy is the way to go. it makes us nervous to have to ask people for money to do this but people who want media part of their portfolio, that's one way to go forward. >> appreciate your insights. thanks so much. more from investigators on the frantic search in idaho for a missing california teenager and her alleged abductor. we have a live report coming your way. where is it?! where's the bacon?!
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surprising exit, the em battled mayor of san diego ends his therapy. president obama promising to do more to aid america's disabled veterans. a new book on the madness of charles manson. this one is different from all the others. it's just past 1:00 p.m. on the east. 10:00 a.m. on the west. idaho police gave new details on the search for 16-year-old hannah anderson and the man plooefed to have abducted her. officers say they have located dimaggio's car. joining me from cascade, idaho
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is andrea. thank you so much for joining me. >> reporter: the car is actually in an area. it's the last point that be you can drive before moving into the wilderness area. this is the frank church river of no return area. no cars are allowed inside this area. the car was located at the stopping point there before you get into the wilderness area in one of the paths in. right now we have evidence, collection crews there processing evidence inside that car hoping to find any clues that can help lead our crew, our teams to the next best place to begin searching. >> are these people walking as if they're a couple. is hannah anderson being dragged
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alone. are there any specific details you can offer? >> reporter: there's been one report sighting. however, we aren't at this point able to confirm it was dimaggio and hannah. what we know is that the person that reported seeing this pair, he described it as being odd. i think in hindsight he realized that could have been the paper he saw. he said the interaction was odd but nothing at that time caused him any immediate alarm. nothing that made it obvious this was a teenage girl being forced to be with this man. we don't know what kind of threats have been made. it's very difficult to speculate. >> you describe this area.
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to say it's a vast wilderness is an understatement. you are searching via horse back, on foot, helicopter. how are you doing it? >> reporter: every way that you just mentioned. every resource possible. we're doing it from the air and on foot. it is rugged terrain and deep woods. a lot of steep cliffs. that does add to the challenge of this search. >> okay. thank you so much. we look forward to having you keep us up to date. . let's go to the weather and the threat of major flooding again. one person died after heavy rains in colorado triggered floods and mudslides. cars being swept away. much of the rain fell in an area scorched by a wildfire last
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summer. >> we are seeing more monsoonal moisture going to create more heavy rain in the colorado area today. there's a second system with flood warnings posted all across southern missouri and into northern arkansas. that's going to bring more rain as we go through the day today and flash flood warnings are already a concern. more rain is going to redevelop along this front. it's an area expected to see rain, perhaps another several inches of rain over the next 48 hours. >> reporter: this is what just an hour's worth of heavy rain can do. flash flood taking out a string of cars near colorado springs. from the mountain west to the east coast and on to the south severe storms over the past few days have led to three deaths and hundreds homeless. >> there it goes. >> reporter: the imminenense po of flood water bringing a crane
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crashing down in missouri. in central new york a fan boat o on the streets to rescue the stranded. on the streets of reno, nevada it's a flooded ferrari that sits stranded. missouri shows this security camera that wrecked a repair shop in hollister in. in this apartment complex in nashville more damage. >> we have 84 families that have been displaced. a lot of them lost everything they own. >> reporter: today these communities are cleaning up with an eye in the sky watching for the next drenching downpour. >> if you have the warning for the water, even just little creeks that don't look like much can become serious, serious problem very quickly. >> reporter: buckets op rain that wash away people's lives. >> i lost everything. >> with that rain it only takes six inches of water to sweep you
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off your feet and it takes two feet of water to sweep your car away. it is along the front thaths going to be stuck in place for another several days. in the northeast to give you rest of the forecast we should be in the mid-80s with lowering humidity. the heat is still on in texas but we're seeing improvements. we're no longer in the triple digits. we're at 98 to 99 degrees in texas. 87 to 88 in washington, d.c. >> just extraordinary pictures. thank you so much. president obama is on his way to martha's vineyard. let's listen to his message of inspiration to those severely injured in combat. >> maybe you lost your sight but you can still see the truth that our disabled veterans make extraordinary contributions to
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our country every single day. maybe you lost an arm but you still have the strength to pick up a friend or neighbor in need. maybe you lost a leg but you still stand tall for the values and freedoms that make america the greatest nation on earth. >> white house correspondent kristen welker is on martha's vineyard. that was one of the most poignant points right there. i got all choked up. what are take aways? >> reporter: he have hoping to drive the narrative before he leave for vacation. today he map out ways in which his administration can do a better job of serving veterans. one way is investing in
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research. he announced a hundred million dollars to prevent traumatic brain injury and lower the rates of suicide. he talked about the importance of helping veterans succeed when they go to college and to find jobs after college and then he touched on that issue that's really dogged his administration. namely the backlog of veterans waiting to get their benefits. his administration hasn't done enough to decrease the backlog. close to 500,000 veterans waiting to get their benefits. he said more needs to be done. the issue of helping is a bipartisan one. something that gets support or both sides. he talked about the sequester and the need to shut that off once that reconvene in september
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and start fighting the fiscal fights which will happen so really gearing up and teeing up that fight. as of right now the president on vacation and congress still in recess until september. >> thank you very much. let's go from there to iowa where the second leadership conference is under way. let's listen to the message rick santorum has for his party. >> take a page out of our book and start putting part an agenda of ideas to raise up folks who want to vote for us. you saw for the last election, they didn't want to vote for president obama but at least he went out and talked to him. he spoke about them. we didn't do that. we marginalized them. with another good day to you. taking the stage later on with
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be ted cruz and his father and donald trump at the end of the day. it's a nonelection year. what do you make of these appearances today? >> reporter: these are the very early beginning of the 2016 presidential race. a long time iowa watchers attendees like to say this happens every time. we're just paying closer and closer attention each cycle. santorum had an interesting message for the crowd. it drew a sharp contrast with the 2012 candidate, mitt romney. -announced he won here but santorum was the ultimate victor by a small margin. he talked about being at the republican national convention as business owner after business owner went out and told their story. there weren't any working people on that stage. that's going to be a problem for
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us going forward. >> you spoke with him directly and he was a little cagey about his intentions going forward. any reaction to the madame president event yesterday? >> reporter: sure, as i talk to democrats yesterday and correspondsed with a few this morning, the concern really for them is how will hillary if she decides to run play here in iowa. it was a place that sort of rejected her, set her back last time. iowa is a state that hasn't elected a woman to federal office or to the governorship. especially for the women who came to that event yesterday, they're really looking to change that and also a bit concerned that should she decide to make a historic run that iowa might not be at the top of her list of places to be. >> okay. many thanks. thanks for keeping it together
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while you hear other people right behind you talking. appreciate that. >> very enthusiastic. let's go to politics reporter. a little bit quieter in the background for you. emily's list, it supported hillary clinton in 2008. in may they endorsed the ready for hillary super pac. the presidential election is three years away. do you think it's too early to be gathering if iowa like this? what can we get from this? >> is it three years away? you wouldn't know it. whether we think it's too early or not doesn't matter at this point. things are close to being in full swing. you have many people going there to speak. you have one of the castro brothers going there soon.
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i believe it's the congressman. there is that interest. once you go to iowa then you're on the list. once they start going, we're going to follow. we have to. >> susan, let's talk about what the president did in that wide ranging news conference on friday afternoon. he talked about his relationship with russian president vladimmi put putin. here is part of that. >> i don't have a bad personal relationship with him. when we have candid relationships, they're blunt. >> when you're comparing the leader of russia to a junior high school student slouching, this is not a sign your relationship is on a really good track. the president who wanted to famously reset relations between the united states and russia now
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says there's a pause. you do have talks going on with secretary of state kerry and defense secretary hagel with russian counter parts on issues like syria. this is not only a relationship with an ally, this a relationship with a big country that's increasingly an add ver s adversary on the issues we care about. >> do you think there's chance the two of them will end of meeting? >> in the absence of action on edward snowden, i would be surprised. unless there's some development, it would be surprising if they met privately. >> the president talked about health care on friday. he took aim at his republican criti critics. let's listen to that. >> i think the interesting question is why it is that my friends in the other party have
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made the idea of preventing these people from getting health care they're holy grail. they're number one priority. >> what's the reaction the read there in washington to these comments? >> i think you can imagine republicans aren't too pleased with them. there's also, you see in a lot of town halls going on, a lot of people saying they want this repealed who are on the conservative side. the new wrinkle in this is a lot of conservatives want this tied to shutting down the government. eric cantor said he's not going to do that. still, republicans are very intent on trying to defund obama care. i don't think the president, this just fuels the fire if the president is annoyed by that. >> despite the 40 times the gop and the house have overturned portions, is it going to be overturned or not? is there a chance it could be
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and when might it all be immateri implemented? >> i don't think there's any chance it will be overturn or repealed but we're entering this period when we find out if it works the way it's supposed to or not. the republicans have made it as difficult to succeed by not participating in the expansion of medicare and so they can go on and shop for insurance plans. we're likely to see a situation where it works well in some states like new york and california and fails in others. then you'll have a whole new argument over whether it's working. is it going to be repealed? not while president obama is in the white house. >> always a pleasure to see both of you. >> thank you. : tths a poster stirring outrage. tips for victims to avoid sexual abuse. a poster many say blames the victims, next. [ jackie ] it's just so frustrating...
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just a short time ago the president wrapped up his remarks at the disabled veterans conference in orlando, florida. earlier he spoke to marines where he vowed to take strides to end sexual assault in the military. >> keeping our military strong ensures the safety of everyone who puts on the uniform. i want you to hear it directly from me the commander in chief. it undermines what this military stands for and it undermines what the marine corps stands for when sexual assault takes place within our units. >> joining me now is sarah
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plumber, a marine corps veteran and sexual assault survivor. i'm glad to speak with you. i know you heard the president speaking to your fellow marines. do you think he's done enough to combat this problem, and if not, what more can he do? >> thank you for having me on this morning. i appreciate it. it's interesting to hear president obama's comments that basically still reflect the same rhetoric we hear over and over again. it's either put in terms of training or safety and less about criminals being held accountable. i just even in the languageing of his speech and posters the message is levelled at this paternalistic bistander level and less about are we holding criminals responsible and ending their careers. >> taking sexual assault investigations out of the chain of command is what's key in your mind to involving this.
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senators rand paul and ted cruz are making in a bipartisan effort. what to you think the chances are of this happening? >> i'm hopeful that the military justice improvement act will get a i rooufed. really all that she's asking for and now the other politicians are supporting her as well is a professionalism within the military judicial system. that's it. we're not saying take it out of the entire military judicial system and put it in the hands of others. we're just saying take it out of the hands of your direct commanding officers. that's where the protective bubble keeps living when we keep it in the hands of the commanders. it's like if you were raped by your brother and sister and having your mother or father
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decide the case. it doesn't make sense to keep it in the hands of the commander. >> that's an interesting analogy. that poster was found in a woman's restroom. it said preventing sexual assault is everyone's duty. then it lists ways for women to protect themselves that includes pay attention to your surroundings. avoid areas that are secluded. don't leave your drink unattended and socialize with people who share your values. >> that last one. >> does this put it on the victim an not the perpetrators? >> absolutely. it's a step in the right direction. i think that's good advice for anyone anywhere. >> yeah, common sense. >> be aware of your surroundi s surroundings. the last one i found hilarious. to socialize with people who share your values. you mean like other people in the military who is have taken
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the same oath for honor, courage and commitment that i have. find that really funny given e it's in a bathroom on a military base so you know the audience are military personnel. i find that interesting. >> i want to also get your reaction to other stories in the news. it's from san diego and that's a big military town. talking about the mayor bob filner is out of rehab today. among those were eight female veterans in sexual assault survivors at a woman's empowerment event. what do you think about these alle allegations? >> i'm shocked yet not surprised. i have seen that on the news. one of the women who have spoken out about it is a friend of mine. it goes to show where some people just still aren't taking it seriously. even especially in an environment where these women, these military women, these veterans who served their country have had the courage to
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speak out about the assaults and the rapes they experienced and attend a conference specifically for healing this type of trauma and for a man, and if a woman had done it too, but for this man to behave this way and be humorous about it is representative of the culture aspect of this crime that's still pervasive. >> indeed it is. always glad to speak with you. 44 years ago this weekend, the manson spree began. a book bringing us the details. right now, 7 years of music is being streamed. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less.
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for him to step down. luke russert is in the mayor's hometown. luke, with a good day to you. what do you know about this? was his rehab ended earlier than expected. seems like he was supposed to go for two weeks and we began talking about his starts last monday. >> reporter: it's an interesting develop in san diego. the mayor was supposed to go for rehab for two weeks. his staff now indicates he will be out of rehab today. he was supposed to give a deposition yesterday in regards to the sexual harassment claim against him. that was postponed because he was in rehab. it will be a question as to why he was able to come back this saturday and miss the deposition yesterday. it fits into an odd pattern and behavior for the mayor.
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we have now come to light especially the last week charges from women who were helping in military veterans group claiming he sexually harassed them at a luncheon. this puts the total number around 14 women. every single member of the san diego city council has called on him to resign. senator barbara boxer of california has said his actions have shaken her to the core and she would like to see him step down. >> have we heard anything from him that have heard he will consider any of the kaurls for him to resign? >> reporter: so far the line has been that the mayor is taking some personal time. interestingly enough the time has been so personal that while he was gone in rehab the locks were changed on his office doors. the city attorney is saying that was to protect the mayor so no evidence could be messed around with. you have an absentee mayor with
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the locks on his doors changed. he's saying he will take the personal time to get his personal affairs in order before any decision is made. as that goes on we're talking to san diego residents cently. they were just saying to us, there is getting to be embarrassing. we're on every late night talk show. this guy has become a laughing stock. not to mention deeply offended a lot of women. it will be fascinating to see how long he tries to stay on in this regard. >> yeah. luke russert looking cool in the shades. a new book on the manson murders is out. we'll talk to the author about the details he's covered about the killing spree. jif peanut butter. peanut butter and jelly is a staple in our house for school lunches. look at walmart's price. wow. that's great. now all your back to school meals are covered. thank you. ok, ready? what?! that's the walmart low price guarantee backed by ad match. save time and money getting your kids ready for school. bring in receipts from your local stores and see for yourself. save more this back to school packing kid friendly
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brutally and shot to death in their home. it's a killing spree that's etched this the minds of los angeles for ever. joining me is the author of that book. welcome. >> thank you. >> the manson story has been written about several times. what does this book tell readers they don't already know? >> it tells them who charles manson was. we explore his real childhood as opposed to the lies he's been telling. we get inside information from the members of the manson family, relatives he grew up with. hopefully there's something new on every page and it will help to answer the questions, hold up
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did we grow this monster. >> what did you deduce from that? what's the answer to that question? what's the difference? >> manson has said he was the illlegitimate child of an unwed prostitute who tried to sell him for a pitcher of beer and threw him out when he was a child. none of that was true. manson's mother was married months before he have born though she married someone other than his bilogical father. she was in jail for three years for a robbery. never prostitution and manson was such an incorrigible child he was placed in a series of youth homes, not juvenile detention facilities. he ended up in some of those because by the time he was 13 he was into armed robbery.
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>> you also talk about him being a product of the times and that's what brought his disciples to follow him. explain that. >> certainly. charles man tson had the patter of being the wrong man at the right place at the right time. while in prison he takes dale carnegie courses. he started assembling the people who will become his family. when i sat in prison and asked what did manson say to you that you would want to follow, he said this, this and this. everything from chapter 7 in dale carnegie. he corrupted some of the things he learned in church and stole
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some lines from beetles songs. none of it was original. >> do you get a sense they still follow him in any way? >> no they loathe him now. they say it took about three years to be away from him before they started to come out from under his influence. he does still try to influence them. while i was visiting manson sent her a note saying you wanted to change the world but you let the world change you. he still has many active followers today. >> is there something about these women that you believe manges them still a danger to society? >> no, i don't think they are. they will always be tarred by the stigma of being associated with charles manson so i doubt they will ever get out.
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>> thank you. i'm sure it's an extraordinary read. thanks for your time. >> thank you. it's a battle for new jersey and a steep hill to climb for our next guest. we'll talk to him here in studio. show map. [ whines ] ♪ [ man ] show weather. [ male announcer ] fully trained to obey your every command. ♪ the 2013 ram laramie longhorn, featuring uconnect with voice command. [ horn honks ] [ barking ] guts. glory. ram.
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on tuesday new jersey voters will head to the polls in the hotly contested senate election. frank palon went head to head with new york mayor corey booker who is way ahead in the polls. >> i don't know why the mayor is expected he will get things done buzz he's been aligned with these special interest groups. >> i don't think we need more washington experience. we need a different kind of experience in washington. >> joining me is congressman rush hold. we're glad to have you here. >> good to be with you. >> you're ranked third in the latest poll.
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you have three days and counting when it comes to the actual election of this special election. talk about your plan to put yourself further ahead. >> throughout this brief campaign i've presented myself on the basis of my background and experience and accomplishments. i'm a teacher. i'm a scientist. i'm a true to the bone progressive. in all of those respects i'm different from the other candidates and i think that by really hammering on the issues i'm getting somewhere in this. mayor booker has played the usual, the leading candidates role which is keep quiet and smile a lot. we're actually now pointing out that not only progressive but he isn't even addressing the issues. as we heard in that little piece just now he talks about a new kind of politics.
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we got to bring people together. well, okay, does he support getting serious about climate change, a carbon tax? is he serious about health care for all americans? does he want universal, single pay, medicare for all? does he really want to stop spying on americans? how about breaking up the banks so they don't gamble with depositors money. i'm pleased that i'm beginning now -- >> getting some traction. >> to get some traction on these issues and people understand i'm the progressive in that race. >> that that end you have your most recent campaign ad that reflects that. let's listen to part of that. >> why am i run frg senate against cory booker. we need to break up the wall street banks and stop the government from spying on innocent americans.
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corey booker doesn't support any of these ideas. he may be the front-runner in this race but he's no progressive. >> you're gaining traction. that is an effective ad but look at the time we have left. >> first of all, you asked about changing numbers. anyone who says that they know what the turn out will be, what the demographics will be, what the motivation of the voters will be on a tuesday special election in the middle of august that new jersey has never had before where there's only one race on the ballot any such person should be regarded with skepticism if not belief. the pollsters have to make an assumption about who will turn out and that's a guess. i think we will see that those people who wrote the election story a month ago saying they wrote their election day story a
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month ago saying it's all over, don't you know corey booker won, i think they will find that's not the way it works. >> what to you think is the top priority that they want to see changed? >> you don't pick just one issue. you have frank who's seat we're talking about here. he was just a real fighter for new jersey in public health in railway safety and transportation in investment, in infrastructure. there's no one issue. obviously jobs and the economy are important but you can't forget workers rights and civil rights. you can't forget the bloated military spending. that's why i've been hammering away at these progressive issues
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because if you ask people is corey booker a progressive, at first glance they'll say yes until you ask him. he doesn't support stopping spying of the government on innocent americans. he says we ought to shed light on it and have a discussion. that's not is same thing as saying we should stop it. carbon tax. he says we got to deal with climate change. i'm saying do you really want to get serious about it and support a carbon tax? how about breaking up the big banks? he'll say on anything to do with wall street whoent say anything at all. >> we know that you will. you have done so here and elsewhere. i wish you the best of luck. you have three days. i'm looking to see if you have track shoes on. >> it's a sprint, not just running for office. >> you're correct in that. thank you so much. we should extended invitations
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it is time for the big three in today's topics. town hall-palooza, not enough and best week worst week. the big three seconds as coined by democratic stratiest morris reed and republican strategist and msnbc contributor susan delpucio. the president was speaking earlier, really good speech from orlando. susan, all of these town halls you are hearing a lot of gop voters, they are pushing back against obama care. who are these people that are pushing back? is it the extremists in the party, or is it just run of the mill republicans? >> it's those constituencies who have left their representatives, some of the districts as we know because of redistricting have become very conservative. these are who these elected officials, congressmen have to go back to. the fact is that some of them
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are very brave and are saying we can't simply shut down the government over this, and i hope more people will back them up on it. >> erin, do you think in some ways these town halls will ultimately help democrats? >> i think republicans have ridden the wave of this anger for so long and they're increasingly marginalizing themselves. if it does help democrats it will be the fact that republican constituencies are these narrow, aging, white, mostly male groups that are yelling in their face, and are trying to get them to shut down the government, which is unpopular and should work in favor of the democrats. >> yes. morris, listen to what the president said on friday and their 40 repeated attempts to appeal part of obama care. >> i came up and was complimented -- >> actually -- >> the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care.
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>> so talk about that. i mean, your thoughts about t t that, what is the point of 40 times trying to repeal it? >> they are playing to a narrow base that they can raise money with, it's a base that comes out in big numbers particularly at the midterm election. this is about midterm election politics. the president is pointing this out but i don't think it will stop the republicans for pushing this agenda forward. >> san diego mayor bob filner says he's going to finish the intensive therapy. let's play what laura fink, one of his accusers says about the prospect of that. >> i came up and was complimented by one of the guests for my performance in putting the event together and he said that i had worked my behind off for the congressman. the congressman then turned to me, told me to turn around and i did, and he proceeded to pat me on the behind, laugh, and say, "nope, it's still there."
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>> okay, so this is an intelligent, articulate woman who had to go through this, while working with him on a campaign. you know, morris, he says he's going to come out early from this intensive therapy. have you seen anything like this before? >> of course. this is not the last time we're going to see it. the only way things get rectified is people angrily push people out of office. don't expect a politician to do the right thing under fire, they'll sort of hang onto their base. >> even susan, under fire with the likes of everybody in your san diego community, members of your own party and those leaders saying step down, senator bore bra boxer saying step down. >> he's a disgrace and the only thing that will get him out is if members of city council, all of both parties are pushing him to resign. he has to go. >> erin, what do you think happens when he gets back to work? >> can hang onto the office but without being able to function, without anybody willing to work with him, he's going to realize
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this is going to blow over particularly as new accusations come to light. >> best and worst of the week, morris? >> my best is apple. they had the president of the united states weighing in for them. i think they're doing great, manufacturing in california. the worst of the week to me is these activist hedge funds guys like bill ackman. this is the next big fight on wall street, hedge fund managers fighting ceos. >> susan? >> best week to representative tom cotton out of arkansas, announced his candidacy against senator pryor and he has the senate on his heels, great for republicans looking to win back the senate. worst is silver says he doesn't know his office has protected sexual predators. >> erin, how about yours? >> best week hillary clinton, she hasn't declared whether she'll run or not in 2016 but all anyone is talking about,
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whether it's in iowa or the rnc or major networks and worst week, bill filner, got to go back to him, we didn't even mention the revelations he allegedly sexually harassed survivors of military sexual violence. bob, it's time to go. >> not to worry, i did that earlier in the show. >> a lot of credit to hillary. >> like i said, time to go. >> that's a wrap, gotta go but thank you for joining me, morris, susan and erin. see you back here tomorrow at noon eastern. craig melvin in the house. way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account follow me online so i can react in real-time. plus, my local scottrade office is there to help. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade. voted "best investment services company."
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good saturday afternoon. i'm craig melvin. you're watching msnbc. here's what's happening right now. >> no, i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made these leaks. >> speaking out, president obama promising new steps to reform the controversial surveillance

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